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TRICK OR TREAT

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Trick or treat hours for the City of Goshen will be Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Trick or treat Main Street, an event organized by the Chamber of Commerce, will be Thursday, Oct. 31, from noon to 5 p.m., in downtown Goshen. more

RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: KERCHER ROAD

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the Railroad crossing on Kercher Road between CR 31 & CR 33, due to a broken rail. They will close it around 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 and expect it to be reopened later that evening, unless delayed by the weather. more

OCTOBER COMMUNITY CONVERSATION FOCUSES ON LEADERSHIP

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The second community conversation hosted by the Community Relations Commission and Goshen Community Schools will take place Thursday, October 24 at Schrock Pavilion in Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave. The conversation is titled How Goshen Grows: Balancing Power and Raising up Leaders. This... more

Upcoming Events All »

Park Board meeting

Today, 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00pm

City Council meeting - Budget 2nd reading

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00pm

Rescheduled due to Fall Break

Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


Application for City Board or Commission Appointment

City Council

  • Jim McKee (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Mike Orgill (Republican)
  • Julia Gautsche (Democrat)
  • Adam Scharf (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Félix Pérez Diener

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis
  • Mitch Day

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Vince Turner (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Brian Krider (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Andrea Johnson (term 2/19 - 12/19)
  • Brian Garber (term 2/19 - 12/19)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison (term 1/19 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Leslie Biek, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Connie Garber, President, Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • John R. King, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/16 - 12/19)
  • Joe McCorkel, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Jim McKee, VP, City Council appointment (term 1/16 - 12/19)
  • Rolando Ortiz, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, Park Board appointment (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Richard Aguirre, Secretary, appointed by Mayor (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Brad Hunsberger, appointed by Mayor (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Scott McKee, appointed by the City Council (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Vice Chair, appointed by Plan Commission (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Angela McKenna, appointed by Mayor (alternate)
  • Mervin Helmut, appointed by the City Council (alternate)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • J.C. Schrock (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief 
  • Tim Short 7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Evan Miller (1/17 - 12/19)
  • David Araujo (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Jose Rocha (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Michelle Fanfair-Steury (1/19 - 12/21)
  • AJ Delgadillo (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/16 - 12/18)
  • Glenn Null (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Donald Brown (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Judith Davis (1/17 - 12/19)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Mary Lou Hetler
  • Laura Ann Martin
  • Phil Self
  • Colin Yoder

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker (2/17 - 1/21)
  • David Newell (2/18 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager (2/16 - 1/20)

Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell
  • Roger Nafziger
  • Barb Swartley
  • James Wellington
  • Doug Yoder

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Kristen Savage (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Greg Imbur (1/18 - 12/20)
  • David Ostergren (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Ned Kauffman (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Stan King (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Erin Floyd 
  • Angela Troyer

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Mayor's Arts Council

  • Joni Earl (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Tim Near (9/16 - 12/18)
  • John Mishler (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Kathy Stiffney (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Rafael Chavez (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Sunday Mahaja (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Anna Wiebe (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Josh Cooper (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Jerry Lapp (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Marcia Yost (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Brian Whirledge (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Kelly Kramer (5/18 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen. 


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council